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Student Support Specialist@cf **IN-DISTRICT ONLY** 21/22 at Ceres Unified School District

Application Deadline

4/21/2021 1:00 PM Pacific

Date Posted
3/31/2021
Contact
Cheryl Combs
209-556-1510 1070
Number of Openings
1
Add'l Salary Info
$20.69- $25.16 hourly
Length of Work Year
8 hrs (7:30-4:00)/School Term/Probationary to Permanent
Employment Type
Full Time
Location
Carroll Fowler Elementary

Job Summary

Job Summary

**ONLY APPLY IF YOU CURRENTLY HOLD A POSITION WITH CERES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT...UNFORTUNATELY, SUBSTITUTES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE**

Job Description / Essential Elements:    Print   

CERES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
JOB DESCRIPTION
Title: Student Support Specialist
 Reports To: Coordinator, Student Support Services
Salary: Range 44 
Classification: Classified
FLSA: Non-Exempt (hourly) 
Work Year: School Term- 182 days
Board Ratified: 3/12/15
BASIC FUNCTION:
Under the supervision of the Coordinator of Student Support Services, performs the necessary duties and functions to
assist with the mental health and social needs of students.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:
? Implements the district’s standards-based counseling program at the school sites and develops activities and
resources to implement and evaluate the program, including but not limited to: Character development
strategies, peer relationships, coping strategies, effective social skills, problem-solving and conflict resolution.
? Provides individual and group counseling services to meet the developmental, preventive, and remedial needs
of students.
? Consults with students, parents, teachers, and other school/district staff to best meet the needs of students,
including but not limited to: Develop, maintain, and provide resources for students and families as needed,
provide in-class support and prevention education, and school crises intervention.
? Communicates with Mental Health Clinicians, School Psychologists/Administration, and Social Skill Facilitators
on best practices and individual student progress.
? Utilizes student information and data to assist with planning and program development.
? Adheres to ethical standards of the counseling profession, and abides by laws, policies, and procedures that
govern the schools. The Student Support Specialist also participates in trainings and professional
development to enhance knowledge and skills as needed or required.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of: Counseling/intervention strategies, stages of child/adolescent growth and development, cultural
competencies, and confidentiality and ethical standards.
Ability to:
? Identify and respond successfully to the challenges presented by today’s diverse student population.
? Support a wide range of student developmental needs in grades K – 6.
? Successfully work in a fast-paced environment.
? Commit to meeting student needs.
? Communicate and collaborate effectively.
? Balance the needs of multiple and diverse constituents.
? Continuously adapt to an ever changing environment.
? Develop and deliver grade/age appropriate character development lesson plans based on classroom and
individual student needs.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Education: BA in Psychology or Sociology Preferred.
Experience: Counseling experience preferred (Group homes, foster care, school-based, etc.).
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully
perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, or sit for extended periods of
time.
The employee must periodically lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, with or without assistance.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while
performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job the employee regularly works in and outside of an office environment. The
employee may occasionally work in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet, humid, hot, windy,
and cold conditions.
The noise level in the work environment can be relatively low while in the office, but may increase accordingly while in
a classroom or while on the playground during lunch or recesses.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

**ONLY APPLY IF YOU CURRENTLY HOLD A POSITION WITH CERES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT...UNFORTUNATELY, SUBSTITUTES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE**


      **ONLY APPLY IF YOU CURRENTLY HOLD A POSITION WITH CERES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT...UNFORTUNATELY, SUBSTITUTES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE**